Over the Horizon: Upcoming Federal Grant Competitions audio


Even as the congressional battle over the FY 2016 budget goes on, the 26 federal grant making agencies are cranking up the solicitation process for next year. This means that forecasts for competitions supporting programs for children, youth and human services will soon be posted — if they haven’t already.

In fact the Health & Human Service Department, which happens to be the largest grantmaking agency in the federal government, has released an array of budget forecasts for FY 2016…with deadlines falling as early as the beginning of next year. With HHS awarding nearly $402 billion in grants last year, including about $50 billion from the Admin. for Children and Families, can you afford to miss out on these important notices?The Grant Advisors have always been big fans of these grants forecasts and can interpret them to provide an early warning system on upcoming competitions. Because federal grants have such narrow application windows (usually just 30 days), you have little time to prepare. That’s why our readers tell us time and time again they rely on our team to give them a better idea of what is in the pipeline, new priorities, estimated deadlines and tentative funding levels.

Over the Horizon: Upcoming Federal Grant Competitions
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While many think the short, 30-day application windows and complicated lists of absolute and competitive priorities are written in favor of larger nonprofits equipped with teams of grantwriters, nothing could be farther from the truth.

If you’re looking to get  up to speed on upcoming grant competitions and have myths about the federal grant making process dispelled, then this audio conference is a must-attend event.

Here’s Just Some of What You’ll Learn:

  • The impact of the federal budget process, plus the difference between continuing resolution and omnibus
  • Current status of Fiscal Year 2016 budget bills
  • Dealing with a  narrow application window
  • Important changes to the grant application process
  • New rules that could change how you apply for a HHS grant
  • Update on the Competitive Abstinence Education grant program
  • Will Youth Homeless Prevention Grants be funded next year?
  • How scale matters in a grant application
  • Insider ways to follow the funding trails
  • Other coinciding funding trends to follow
  • Update on Anti-Obesity and Child Nutrition efforts
  • What Education Dept. grants are sure winners next year
  • Who should you be talking to and meeting with now
  • Proven ways to make your grants application shine


About the Presenters: Ray Sweeney and Frank Klimko – Your Grant Advisors

Ray Sweeney is a highly-experienced grantwriter for a wide range of nonprofits. Mr. Sweeney is also the long-time editor for the online news service Federal and Foundation Assistance Monitor.  Frank Klimko is a veteran Capitol Hill reporter and grants journalist, and is currently senior writer for Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert.

Here’s What’s Included:

  • A 60 minute information-packed presentation, including time for Q&A
  • 60 days of FREE access to The Grant Advisors’ online funding database — which can direct you to funding success!


Call us now at (410) 934-7652 and we’ll be happy to assist you. Upon purchase you will be sent a link to download your file.

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Get up to speed on upcoming FY 2016 grant competitions
Mike Davis

About Mike Davis

Mike Davis is an experienced web service professional, and has over 20 years experience in designing and administering websites in the grant seeking and non-profit arenas. Mike is a co-owner of The Grant Advisors, and produces their informative webinars.
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